Mental illness is often thought of only as an adult concern. But about half of mental illnesses begin to reveal themselves in childhood. What is the state of children’s mental health and how is it different from that of adults?
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Mental illness can affect anyone. In fact, one in four adults will experience a mental disorder in any given year. Help us spread the important message that mental illnesses are medical illnesses, and treatment is available.
A lot of people think of mental illness as the disheveled homeless man, or the person walking down the street talk to themselves, but it’s not. It’s your friend, it’s your neighbor, it’s the person down the street,” said Dr. Peter Delany, director of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality.